RAF Grove

Historical approach and aerodrome charts

For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
CoordinatesN513624 W0012616 (WGS84) Google Maps
RegionWantage, Berkshire / Oxfordshire, England
Map with location of RAF Grove airfield, United Kingdom

RAF Grove was an airfield of the Royal Air Force and the United States Army Air Forces, which was used from 1942 until after World War II. The field was located immediately northwest of Wantage, Oxfordshire.

In the 1940s

Approach to RAF Grove, England
Approach (05 March 1945) - The map was initially classified as "Confidential" and was then downgraded to "Restricted". (Source: US DoD)
RAF Grove airfield map, Wantage, Oxfordshire
Airfield (25 June 1945) - There are three runways - 040/220: length 1829 m, width 46 m (6000 feet x 150 feet), 092/272: length 1097 m, width 46 m (3600 feet x 150 feet), 160/340: length 1280 m, width 46 m (4200 feet x 150 feet). Sites: 3rd Tactical Air Deport, 27th Air Transport Group. (Source: US DoD)

Index to the objects shown on the maps


  • RAF Abingdon, Akeman Street, Brize Norton, Broadwell, Cuiham, Harwell, Hempstead Norris, Kelmscot, Membury, Mount Farm, Shellingford, Stanton Harcourt, Watchfield, Welford

Radio beacons:

  • Beacon, Range, Instrument Approach System

Air traffic control / Communications:

  • Tower, Direction Finder (DF), Air/Ground

Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defense (US DoD)


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